Dinner Party 101

Dinner Party 101 - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

When I was in high school, I would daydream about what my life would look like as a “proper grown up”. I thought about a lot of things– the cute house, the great style, the fabulous and sophisticated social engagements… and fancy dinner parties! To me, it seemed like nothing could be better at announcing “I am […]

6 Favourite Dinners Under 450 Calories

6 Easy Weeknight Dinners Under 400 Calories - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

Dinner can be the trickiest dinner to get right. Frequently, if it’s healthy and low-cal, it isn’t filling and satisfying (and vice-versa). We’re never working with as much time as we think we are, and it’s really easy to get an entree rut.  With that in mind, here are 6 of my go-to healthy, quick, […]

Making the Most of Your Produce- Fruit & Veggie Storage

Molly Daley

Looking for every single little thing you’ve ever wanted to know about storing your fresh fruits and veggies? Click here for how & where, charts to print and hang in your kitchen, and piles of helpful tips & tricks!  

10 Easy Ways to Sneak Greens Into Your Diet (March 22, ’14)

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For my March 22 Kingston Whig Standard article about adding extra veggies into your meals, 10 Easy Ways to Sneak Greens Into Your Diet, either click here or scroll down!   Though snow banks still crowd Princess Street and I’ve not yet seen one crocus, spring has arrived — officially, at least. The season has many themes; […]

Tamarind: The Best Fruit You’re Not Eating (Feb. 8 ’14)

Molly's Better-Than-Delivery Pad Thai

For my February 8 article about the tamarind fruit, it’s uses, & it’s health benefits (plus my recipe for better-than-delivery pad thai) either click here or keep on reading!   If you’re anything like me when it comes to cooking, you can find inspiration on nearly any level. You might be moved to create an […]

A Healthier Taste of Fall (Sept. 21, 2013)

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For my September 21 article about healthy and local eating in Autumn, A Healthier Taste of Fall, either click here or keep on readin’! As we bid summer adieu and transition into fall, we have plenty to look forward to: autumn colours, football season and pumpkin carving spring to mind. But from a culinary point […]

The Skinny on Sugar Substitutes

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For my September 7 article about the good, the bad, and the ugly of sugar substitutes, The Skinny on Sugar Substitutes, either click here or keep on readin’!   Nutritionists, dieticians, meal planners, personal trainers and weight-loss coaches tend to disagree on pretty well everything. Big or small, tiny detail or entire calorie-burning paradigm, we can’t seem […]

Eating Healthy on the Road (August 10, 2013)

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For my August 10th article about staying healthy while at fast food joints, Eating Healthy on the Road, either click here or keep on reading!   While summer means barbecues, pool parties and campfires, for a lot of families, it also means road trips. Whether you’re visiting your Grandma in Thunder Bay or your sister in […]

Kale: The Unwieldy Superfood (July 20, 2013)

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For my July 20 article about the best ways to prepare kale, Kale: The Unwieldy Superfood, either click here or keep reading!   The food world is just like any other — it is full of trends. Some stay, some go and some are undeniably bigger and farther-reaching than the rest. At the moment, Kale is bell […]

Trends Come and Go, But Olive Oil is Here to Stay (May 30, 2013)

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To read my May 30th article about the benefits of olive oil, Trends Come and Go, but Olive Oil is Here to Stay, click here or keep reading below!   You’d have to be living under a rock to have missed the new trend in oil. From Costco to Bulk Barn, health food forums to baking blogs, […]

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